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Wine Enthusiast Magazine Jan 2017 Healthy But Not Boring Meatless Pairings  Chef Kate Jacoby discusses her amazing vegan dishes and wine pairings at Vedge Restaurant and Dr. Burkhart addresses the nutritional benefits of each. Vedge was selected as one of Wine Enthusiasts top 100 restaurants of the year!

Gluten Free and More Magazine Dec. 2016- Weight Gain Linked to Celiac Disease Weight gain on a gluten-free diet is frustrating. Myself and Lori Welsted, RD (dietitian from the University of Chicago Celiac Center) discuss possible reasons and solutions for weight gain on a gluten-free diet. Read the new article below and in Gluten Free and More Magazine. Hint: It isn’t always too many calories!

CBS News– Nov 2015.  Dr. Burkhart comments on thenew portable  NIMA sensor for gluten detection.

Australian Gluten-Free Life Magazine– Nov 2015. (Link available soon!) Dr. Burkhart discusses SIBO (Small intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth)

Gluten Free New England Magazine- Autumn 2015. In this article Dr. Burkhart discusses six reasons to test for celiac disease before starting a gluten free diet.

103.5 KSRO Newstalk-Sep 2015. Dr. Burkhart had the pleasure of recording a talk radio show highlighting The Celiac Community Foundation of Northern California, celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity. (Link not available)

Gluten Free and More Magazine June 2015  All Stuffed Up: The Link Between Gluten and Sinus Congestion-  Dr. Burkhart was interviewed recently for an article in Gluten Free and More Magazine on the topic of ‪sinus congestion and ‪‎gluten. Take a look at the article to learn more. If you don’t subscribe to this magazine yet, she highly recommends it for anyone who suffers from ‪food intolerances or ‎allergies.

New Hope Retail and Distribution-Dec 2014. A secret shopper article regarding the difference between prebiotics and probiotics.

Mens Journal –October 2104.  The Low FODMAP Diet Vs. Gluten Free. Which Is Better? Dr. Burkhart and Dr. Park discuss the differences between the gluten-free and low FODMAP diets.  Is either one the diet for you?

GFF Magazine Fall 2014. A new quarterly magazine aimed at “Gluten Free Foodies”. In an article titled “Gut Insticts” Dr. Burkhart is interviewed along with Dr. Fasano and many other doctors, regarding the reasons for the explosion of the gluten-free diet.

Max Sports and Fitness Magazine – Sept/Oct 2014. Dr. Burkhart was interviewed recently for an article about the controversy surrounding including grains in your diet. Should you or should you not exclude grains from your diet? Is there room for compromise between the two extremes?

Gluten Free and More Magazine (Formerly Living Without Magazine)  July/Aug 2014. Does the gluten-free diet help migraine headache sufferers? This article highlights this common condition and the use of the gluten-free diet as a treatment for migraine headaches.

Healthline News- July 2014. An article discussing a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine which evaluated how a child’s genes may influence their risk of developing celiac disease in the future. Although the information doesn’t change how celiac disease is diagnosed today-it is very important. These findings may pave the way for for a new tool to predict the risk of developing celiac disease. More studies and longer follow up are needed but this is an exciting starting point!

Wall Street Journal June 2014. In this video segment, Dr. Burkhart was asked to discuss the nutritional value of the gluten-free diet and whether or not it is a “healthy” choice for people without celiac disease or gluten sensitivity.

Celiac Disease Foundation National Expo-June 2104. Dr. Burkhart gave a presentation titled ” The Gluten Conundrum-Separating Fact from Fiction” to help clarify what is truth and what is” internet lore” regarding information relating to the gluten-free diet.

Celiac Corner March 2014. A website dedicated to topics surrounding celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity requested Dr. Burkhart wrote an article regarding SIBO         (Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth) and its relationship to digestive disorders such as IBS, celiac disease and gluten sensitivity

Sonoma County Medical Association – Dr. Burkhart’s  January 2014  article in Sonoma Medicine Magazine -A publication of the Sonoma County Medical Association-on the topic of Celiac Disease and Gluten Sensitivity. This PDF may be printed and taken to physicians anywhere to aid in educating them on gluten related disorders. Download the PDF: Celiac Disease and Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity – Sonoma County Medical Association

audio-sm99.3 The Vine – Dr. Burkhart is interviewed regarding the popularity of the gluten-free diet and clarifies some issues surrounding celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity. October 2013

Beyond The Headlines- ABC 7 News– Dr. Burkhart is interviewed on the topic of Celiac Disease and Gluten Sensitivity in a show discussing the affects of food allergies and autoimmune conditions on a persons day to day life. Sept. 2013

CeliacNow.comBeth Israel Deaconess /Harvard Celiac Center site addresses Celiac Disease and Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity. Dr. Burkhart wrote on the medical management of continued weight loss after starting a gluten free diet. Level 1 covers the basic treatment of this situation. Level 2 delves a bit deeper into this issue. Level 3 explains on a more thorough level, possible causes and remedies if continued weight loss should occur after starting a gluten-free diet. Sept. 2013

San Francisco Chronicle- Dr. Burkhart was interviewed in July 2013 by the San Francisco Chronicle in regards to a gluten sensitivity/celiac disease and new research addressing testing patients already on  a gluten free diet.

GourmetRetailer.com – Dr. Burkhart was interviewed by The Gourmet Retailer Magazine in an article focusing on the future of the gluten and allergen friendly food market. June 2013

Can I Eat Here?  – An interview in June 2013 featuring Dr. Burkhart discussing some general issues about living a gluten free lifestyle.

Good Day LADr. Burkhart was featured in May 2013 on Good Day LA as a specialist in Celiac Disease in celebration of National Celiac Awareness Month

National Foundation for Celiac Awareness-“Pregnancy and Celiac Disease” An article on the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness website in 2009 discussing important points for celiac patients to consider before, during or after pregnancy.

Presentations

October 2015: UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco CA, Presentation to UCSF medical and pharmacy students. Celiac Disease vs Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity. What is the Difference?

November 2014: Kaiser Hospital, Napa CA, Grand Rounds lecture for physicians. Celiac Disease vs Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity. What is the Difference?

October 2014: Dominican Hospital, Santa Cruz CA, Grand Rounds lecture for physicians. Celiac Disease vs Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity. What is the Difference?

June 2014: Celiac Disease Foundation National Expo: Pasadena, CA. “The gluten-free diet: clarifying the condundrum. Separating fact from fiction.

March 2014: Gluten Free Meet-Up Group; San Mateo CA: SIBO-What is it and what does it have to do with Celiac Disease and Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity?

March 2014: Culinary Institute of America; St. Helena CA: ” Accomodating Gluten Free Guests/Diners”

Jan. 2103: Gluten Free Allergen Free Expo: IBS, Gluten and Celiac Disease; Separating Fact From Fiction

Sept. 2013: GIG group of the East Bay: ” Beyond Gluten on The Gluten Free Diet- What Else Might Be Causing Your Symptoms?” Danville, CA

Sept 2013: Sacramento Area Celiac and Gluten Sensitivity Support group: ” SIBO- What Is It? Why Is It Important In Celiac Disease and Gluten Sensitivity?”

Feb. 2103: Gluten Free Allergen Free Expo San Francisco CA: : What If I Still Have Symptoms But I Am Gluten Free?”. Co-presented with Melinda Dennis, MS, RD, LDN Nutrition Coordinator of Beth Deaconess Celiac Center Boston.

Nov. 2009: “Update on Gluten Intolerance/Sensitivity”: Bay Area Nutrition Mini- Conference hosted by the Bay Area Dietetic Association and San Francisco State University dietetic internship program

June 2009: Celiac Disease Update for Sonoma County dietitians, dietetic technicians and community members, through the Santa Rosa Junior College nutrition and dietetics program.

Sept. 2008: ” A Celiac Update” for physicians Grand Rounds at St. Helena Hospital, St. Helena, CA

July 2008: ” A Celiac Update” for physicians Grand Rounds at Queen of the Valley Hospital, Napa CA

Feb. 2008- ” Advanced Celiac Update for Dietitians” for Napa County Dietitians at Queen of the Valley Hospital, Napa, CA          

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Testimonials

“I met Dr. Burkhart five years ago when our older children were in preschool together. My one year old son was sick, and had been sick with antibiotic resistant ear infections, skin rashes, horrible stomach aches, serious constipation and blood in his stool. He was sliding down the growth chart. Our pediatrician had him on a large dose of Miralax to improve his symptoms and antibiotics to address the ear infections. It wasn’t working. Dr. Burkhart saw that we were in distress and immediately stepped up to help, as a friend, mother and doctor. We discussed his health, and more specifically his diet. After lengthy conversations and minimal blood work we finally had an accurate picture. Dr. Burkhart set up a plan which finally solved his issues. Thru managing his specific dietary needs he grew, gained strength, reduced his digestive and skin issues and is now on the top of the growth chart. Dr. Burkhart’s guidance changed my son’s development, happiness and health. We don’t know what we would have done without her. She is a compassionate, calm, kind person, a patient and thorough educator, good listener and an exceptional doctor.”

R.S.

4 weeks ago

Last camp post until next yr! If your child lives in Northern CA and has celiac disease or follows a strict gluten-free diet consider the camp for next year. It is life changing for these kids and is free of charge as we are all volunteer. Thus, children who might otherwise not be able to attend for financial reasons are given the opportunity of a lifetime. If you would like to support the camp you can do so by making a donation to Celiac Community Foundation of Northern California or The Taylor Family Foundation. The donations allow the camp to continue. Thank you for your support. ... See MoreSee Less